Tennis Teacher Resources
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New Review Althea Gibson
What would it like to be the first person to achieve something? Read about Althea Gibson, the first black tennis player to win a Grand Slam title, to win at Wimbledon, and more. Class members respond to questions to demonstrate their understanding of the text, and to connect the text to their own lives.
5th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
No Racket Tennis
Learners explore scoring and positioning of players on a tennis court during a game of tennis. after learning the basics behind the game, students will stand on a court and throw a ball back and forth to practice their positioning. This game is very successful for beginners or less able tennis players, who can still participate fully and learn well.
9th - 12th Physical Education 10 Views 9 Downloads
Seventh graders study deck tennis. In this lesson that can be adapted to teach movement, passing and positioning in any sport, 7th graders toss and catch a rubber ring, students of varying abuilities will be able to participate in this style of a game, and the activity works on motor and coordination skills.
7th Health 3 Views 9 Downloads
After reading up on the history of sports racquets, engineering teams design and construct a racquet for batting a Velcro-striped ball at a target. Teams evaluate their design by aiming for the target three times each and answering reflection questions.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 15 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Tennis Ball Can Relay
Practice throwing abilities by having your students participate in a tennis ball race activity. In this physical education lesson, students run a relay race in which they carry a tennis ball to their next teammate and perform a random physical activity in order to move ahead.
2nd - 3rd Health 9 Views 34 Downloads
Toss & Catch Tennis
Toss & Catch Tennis is a simple drill to practice underhand tossing and catching of a tennis ball. There is no instruction in regards to making this a lesson, but this is a good drill for practicing some strategies. Players have to think about where and how to toss the ball to score a point against their opposing player.
3rd - 7th Physical Education 3 Views 1 Download
"Alleys" is a drill or game-like situation to practice what has already been taught in previous lessons. The tennis court is divided in half, left side and right side, so that each pair of players has an alley. The goal is to aim for the alley on the other side of the net to score points while continuing to rally back and forth.
5th - 12th Physical Education 6 Views 3 Downloads
Recognizing context clues helps learners understand word meaning. They read information about the game of tennis, identify the meanings of bold type words in sentences, and use them to label drawings, write short answers, and complete a concept map.
4th - 6th Language Arts 4 Views 219 Downloads
Sixth graders practice and investigate the game of table tennis while engaging them in various types of levels for play. Each level is defined in the instructional activity for reference and includes the standard for mastering the basic hitting of the game.
6th Physical Education 7 Views 6 Downloads
Tennis Ball Tubes
Students determine whether the height of a tennis ball tube or the distance around the tube is greater, or whether they are the same. Using the formula for the circumference and diameter of a sphere, they discuss the word problem, and in small groups invent and carry out a method for solving the problem.
5th - 7th Math 3 Views 5 Downloads
Crazy 8s (Tennis)
Practice those forehand and backhand tennis strokes. Here's an activity to practice hitting the ball diagonally across the court and also hitting the ball down the alley line. This figure eight drill can be challenging for young learners and would probably be most appropriate when the players can already perform the forehand and backhand reasonably well.
5th - 10th Physical Education 3 Views 2 Downloads
Here's a lead up drill that can be used to practice serving, scoring, and rotation on the court for tennis or badminton. Rings for tossing are used and help the class with movement on the court and hand-eye coordination. They practice strategy in order to score points in this fun practice drill.
6th - 10th Physical Education 4 Views 10 Downloads